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thin blue line

de politie

the thin blue line is a term for the police

thin line

dunne lijn

if there's a thin line between things, it's hard to distinguish them

thin-skinned

snel geraakt

if somebody is thin-skinned, they are very sensitive to any sort of criticism

think outside the box

buiten de kaders denken

if you think outside the box, you think in an imaginative and creative way

think over

nadenken over

I thought it over and made up my mind

think the world of

hoog achten

to hold something or someone in very high esteem to love or admire immensely

think through

doordenken

the plan failed because it wasn't thought through properly

think up

verzinnen

i'd better think up a good reason for being late

third degree

de duimschroeven aandraaien

if someone is given the third degree, they are put under a great deal of pressure to tell the truth

third time lucky

drie keer is scheepsrecht

UK: when you're successful the third time you try something

third time's the charm

drie keer is scheepsrecht

USA: when you're successful the third time you try something

this, that and the other

zus en zo

she went on and on about this, that and the other